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  • City Officicals getting ready for Ice Bucket Challenge

    City of Cambridge ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Cambridge Mayor David P. Maher and City Manager Richard C. Rossi, along with members of the City Council, School Committee, and City staff, participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. The event occured on Cambridge City Hall lawn.

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    Cambridge Water Department to Host Butterfly Release Ceremony

    On Saturday, August 23, from 2-3:30 p.m., Cambridge Water Department staff will host a public release of rare monarch butterflies that have been raising at Fresh Pond Reservation since July.

  • HHW Collection Site 8-23-14

    Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, Aug. 23

    The City of Cambridge is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste collection day Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Field Street Parking Lot of Danehy Park, on Field St at Fern St.

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    Voter Registration and Absentee Ballots for State Primary Sept. 9

    For Cambridge residents not already registered, the last day to register to vote in the State Primary on Tuesday, Sept. 9 is Wednesday, Aug. 20, until 8 p.m.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Vacancies

    The BZA meets twice a month on Thursday evenings to review applications for variances and special permits in accordance with Cambridge Zoning Ordinance. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services.

  • city view from Charles River by Bob Coe

    Cambridge Selected to Compete for $5 Million Dollar Energy Efficiency Prize

    The City Cambridge was one of 52 communities across the country selected to advance to the quarterfinalist round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP), a $5 million incentive competition to reduce America’s energy consumption.

  • Image of the LED Streetlight

    City Installing New LED Streetlights

    Over the coming months, Cambridge residents will start to see the old style streetlights systematically replaced with new LED lights.

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager